Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF (VEA)

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Best Fit Capital Appreciation Funds ETFs

U.S. News evaluated 21 Capital Appreciation Funds ETFs and 1 makes our Best Fit list. Our list highlights the best passively managed funds for long-term investors. Rankings are assigned based on comparisons with Best Fit funds in this category.

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Best Fit Scorecard
Costs Excellent
Tracking Error Typical
Bid/Ask Ratio Typical
Holdings Diversity Excellent

Fund Description

The investment seeks to provide a tax-efficient investment return consisting of long-term capital appreciation. The fund purchases stocks included in the FTSE Developed ex North America Index, which includes approximately 1,385 common stocks of companies located in developed countries of Europe, Australia, Asia, and the Far East. It uses statistical methods to "sample" the index, aiming to closely track its investment performance while limiting investments in Index securities that have undesirable tax characteristics in an attempt to minimize taxable income distributions.

Fund Snapshot Updated 04.14.2014

Previous Close $40.86 Expense Ratio 0.12%
YTD Return 0.63% Avg. 30-Day Volume 3,460,193
1-Year Return 15.6% Market Cap Loading...
Bid $40.98 Shares Outstanding 507,055,000
Ask $40.99 Dividends $1.35
Top 10 Holdings
Nestle Sa (E:NESN) 1.72%
Roche Hldgs Ag (E:ROG) 1.42%
Hsbc Holdings Plc (E:HSBA) 1.36%
Novartis Ag (E:NOVN) 1.36%
Bp (E:BP.) 1.02%
Toyota Motor Corp (E:7203) 0.99%
Royal Dutch Shell (E:RDSA) 0.96%
Total (E:FP) 0.96%
Glaxosmithkline (E:GSK) 0.87%
Sanofi (E:SAN) 0.83%
% of Total Holdings 11.50%

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